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April is... 
WORLD AUTISM MONTH 

Photo Credit: Mitch Walker

 

On April 2nd, many landmarks around the globe will light up blue! Join them and light your home or business blue.

“The most interesting people you’ll find are ones that don’t fit into your average cardboard box. They’ll make what they need, they’ll make their own boxes.”

Dr. Temple Grandin

ABOUT  AUTISM

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LEARN THE SIGNS OF AUTISM

One of the most important things you can do as a parent or caregiver is to learn the early signs of autism and become familiar with the typical developmental milestones that your child should be reaching.

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WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF AUTISM?

Autism’s core symptoms are social communication challenges and restricted, repetitive behaviors.

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WHAT CAUSES AUTISM?

One of the most common questions asked after a diagnosis of autism, is what caused the disorder.

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AUTISM FACTS AND FIGURES

Learn more about the prevalence, associated medical and mental health conditions.

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AUTISM, TEENS  & DEPRESSION

By Michael H. Goldman, LCSW

 

Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum have an increased vulnerability to developing depression.

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INTERNET SAFETY

Guide to Internet Safety for individuals and families on the Autism Spectrum.

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RESOURCES

Links to helpful websites and information

Much of the  information in this section has been taken from the website Autism Speaks.

Walks for a Difference

With POAC Autism Services of New Jersey

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 "You can join with an in-person walk or with a virtual campaign. No matter how you chose to participate, you will be helping children and adults with autism all over New Jersey and having a great time doing it." - POAC

Please join POAC and find walks in April-June of 2023 in New Jersey

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